50: Flaky Tests and How to Deal with Them

Episode 50 · October 25th, 2018 · 32 mins 20 secs

About this Episode

Anthony Shaw joins Brian to discuss flaky tests and flaky test suites.

  • What are flaky tests?
  • Is it the same as fragile tests?
  • Why are they bad?
  • How do we deal with them?
  • What causes flakiness?
  • How can we fix them?
  • How can we avoid them?
  • Proactively rooting out flakiness
  • Test design
  • GUI tests
  • Sharing solutions

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